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Google Authenticator App for iOS
(iPhone, iPod, iPad)

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Install the Google Authenticator

  1. On your iOS mobile device, find and tap the App Store.

    iOS App Store Icon

  2. Search for google authenticator in the search box. You will see the app listed in the main window. Tap on it.

    Search for Google Authenticator

  3. Tap on the GET button in the Google Authenticator app window.

    Tap on Get button
  4. Tap on INSTALL button.

    Tap on Install button

    Google Authenticator application will now install and create an icon on the main screen of your iOS device. Tap on this icon and run Google Authenticator application. 

    Google Authenticator Icon on desktop

  5. Tap Begin Setup at the bottom of the screen.

    Begin Setup

    You will now see two options. Tap Scan barcode.

    Scan barcode

  6. Next, you will be asked to allow Authenticator to access your phone camera to use barcode scanner. Tap OK.

    Scan barcode

    (At this time, your iOS device is setup with Google Authenticator.)

  7. Please proceed to Step 2: Setup Two-Factor Authentication to scan the Quick Response Code.

If you can not scan the code or to add another account

  1. Tap on + on your Authenticator screen. 

    Add an account

  2. Enter your email address and the secret key that you got from point 7 above.

    Manually adding account

    (By default the Time based option is turned ON. Keep it ON.)

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